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Keeping Cool and Getting Hot: The Philosophic Firepower of Yoruba Civilization

Robert Farris Thompson, Colonel John Trumbull Professor of the History of Art at Yale University, lived in the Yoruba region of southwest Nigeria for many years while he conducted research of Yoruba arts history. He's one of America's most prominent scholars of African art.

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Date & Time
March 24, 2016 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Lecture

Take Back the Archive: Advocacy by Design

Purdom Lindblad, head of graduate programs in the Scholars’ Lab at the University of Virginia Library, gives a talk centered on the Take Back the Archive project. She says,

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Date & Time
March 7, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Emergent Research
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Lecture

Community Share-a-thon

Interested in getting feedback on a new idea?  Want to share an effective teaching strategy?  Have a reflective activity students find engaging?  Come share at the annual Community Share-a-Thon!

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Date & Time
March 15, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Discussion

Lead to Pixels: Setting the G gathering of the Hamlet Second Quarto

Students setting type to replicate the G gathering of Q2 (Hamlet: 1604). L-R: Elijah Sparkman, English major, LSA undergraduate; Rebecca Fortes, fiction, MFA; Amanda Rybin-Koob, poet, MFA.

Please join Rebecca Chung (UMSI), Fritz Swanson (Wolverine Press), and Justin Schell (Shapiro Design Lab), for conversation about the Wolverine Press's edition of a famous sheet of paper: the G gathering from the Q2 (second quarto) of Hamlet, which includes Hamlet’s “To be, or not to be” speech, his rep

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Date & Time
April 7, 2016 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Workshop

The Comedy of Consent: Shakespeare’s Dream of Politics

Joseph Loewenstein, Washington University professor and a specialist in Renaissance Literature and Culture, unearths the constitutional politics of Shakespearean comedy and considers Shakespeare’s meditation on publicness in A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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Date & Time
April 7, 2016 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Diversity & Inclusion Town Hall

Consider how the University of Michigan Library can promote inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility to the U-M community and what barriers might exist. Facilitators will take participants through an idea sharing activity resulting in a list of insights, ideas, suggestions and questions for U-M Library.

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Date & Time
February 22, 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Discussion

Library WinterFest for the Humanities Collaboratory

Learn how the library engages with and supports collaborative humanities work. Stop by for lightning talks, mini consultations, and giveaways! Light refreshments.

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Date & Time
February 22, 2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Open House

#WhoWillBeNext: A Dialogue on “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness”

Join this book dialog with a focus on gender/transgender, race & ethnicity, and health issues related to incarceration for vulnerable populations. We'll talk about the book The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander with introduction by Cornel West. Refreshments provided.

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Date & Time
February 23, 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Discussion

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